Chapter 8

Object-Oriented Analysis

This chapter describes the basics of Object-oriented Analysis methodology. It covers the following topics:

  • Analysis using Use-cases

  • Activity Diagrams

  • Interaction Diagrams

  • State Chart Diagrams

  • Class Classification Approaches

  • Identification of Relationships, Attributes and Methods

Also, the various diagrams such as use-case diagram, class diagram and object diagram are drawn. A detailed case study is presented at the end of the chapter.

The Object-oriented (OO) methodology consists of Object-oriented Analysis (OOA) and Object-oriented Design (OOD). In OOA, object-modeling techniques are applied to analyze the functional requirements of a system. In OOD, the analysis models are elaborated to produce implementation ...

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